Spirit A20N at Fort Lauderdale on Oct 21st 2021, bird strike

Last Update: October 22, 2021 / 16:53:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-3044

Aircraft Registration
N901NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration N901NK performing flight NK-3044 from Atlantic City,NJ to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale's runway 10L descending through 1500 feet when a bird impacted the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing about 2 minutes later.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK BIRD ON 4 MILE FINAL CAUSING DENT IN NOSE CONE", reported the damage was unknown and the occurrence rated an incident.

The aircraft returned to service about 11 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N901NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-271N
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A20N
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-3044

Aircraft Registration
N901NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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